Saturday 13 April 1957
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gary Kroeger in Cedar Falls and Saundra Santiago in Bronx.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams.
In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
The Spirit of St. Louis, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Lion And The Throne by Catherine Drinker Bowen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Silent Service.
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- Gary Kroeger in Cedar Falls: Iowa, USA; comedian (Saturday Night Live, Return of the Shaggy Dog).
- Saundra Santiago in Bronx: New York, USA; actress (Gina - Miami Vice).
- Wayne Lewis: keyboardist (Atlantic Star - "Touch a Four Leaf Clover").
- Tony McLean: American impresario, President of Broadway in Boston, McLean is credited with contributing to the revitalization of the Theater District in Boston.
- Juan Revilla: Costa Rican astrologer, practicing astrology as his sole professional activity all of his life.
- Saundra Santiago: American actress, she appeared as a regular on TV's "Miami Vice" and "The Soprano." Her stage work includes a role on Broadway in "Nine" starring Antonio Banderas.
- Amy Goodman: American activist, host of Democracy Now
- Gary Kroeger: American actor
- Dallas Moir: Maltese-Scottish cricketer
- Shinbone Alley opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
- 11th Tony Awards: Long Days Journey into the Night and My Fair Lady win.
- Due to lack of funds, Saturday mail delivery in the US is temporarily halted.
- 11th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Saint Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3.
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